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The Treasures of Vincent Van Gogh

The Treasures of Vincent Van Gogh

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by Cornelia Homburg
     
 

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Vincent Van Gogh is famous as much for his tortured life as for his remarkable paintings. The Treasures of Vincent Van Gogh offers unique insight into this solitary genius--from his difficult childhood to his inspiring artistic struggles to his tragic suicide. Ten items of rare facsimile memorabilia--including Van Gogh's birth record and private letters to his

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Vincent Van Gogh is famous as much for his tortured life as for his remarkable paintings. The Treasures of Vincent Van Gogh offers unique insight into this solitary genius--from his difficult childhood to his inspiring artistic struggles to his tragic suicide. Ten items of rare facsimile memorabilia--including Van Gogh's birth record and private letters to his brother, Theo, and to fellow artist Gauguin--make this beautifully illustrated, meticulously researched book a must-have for admirers of Van Gogh's work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780233003559
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
08/07/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,107,610
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Cornelia Homburg studied art history in Germany, the US, and the Netherlands, receiving her MA from the University of Chicago and her PhD from the University of Amsterdam. In 1994 she became Curator at the Washington University Gallery of Art in St. Louis, MO, and three years later the Saint Louis Art Museum appointed her Curator of 19th and 20th Century Painting and Sculpture. Since 2003 she has worked as an independent art historian. She lives in France.

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